Karate Academy Scotland held a course and grading for Kyu grades on 25th September 2023.


Students demonstrated their skills and knowledge of kata, kumite and kihon that they have been developing by regular training and practice. 

Congratulations to all those who passed and gained thier new belts, we are looking forward to seeing your skills grow as you progress through the next level. 

Aberdeen Course: Sensei Dirk Heene, November 2023

Thank you to the Grampian and Northern Karate Association (GNKA) for hosting Sensei Dirk Heene in Aberdeen for an excellent course.

Aberdeen Gradings November 2023 

Well done to Bill and Isla who successfully graded to 2nd Kyu at the November Aberdeen course with Sensei Dirk Heene. Congratulations to Charlie on receiving an honorary Nidan grade for his outstanding commitment to Shotokan Karate for over 60 years. Oss 

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